Five police officers injured during active shooting in Philadelphia

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Aug. 14 (UPI) — Five police officers were shot while responding to a shooting incident in Philadelphia on Wednesday, officials said.

Philadelphia police Sgt. Eric Gripp wrote on Twitter that five officers were being treated at area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries and that the shooting incident was still active as of about 6 p.m. EDT.

“Suspect is still firing. STAY OUT OF AREA,” Gripp wrote.

Temple University announced that shots were fired at the Health Sciences Center Campus and issued a lockdown for the area.

This is a developing story.


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